Beamish Museum

Be amazed, be inspired
Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during 1820s, 1900s and 1940s.

The 1900s town
Step into life in a North East town in the years leading up to the First World War.

The 1940s farm
Discover the story of life on the Home Front during the Second World War.

Beamish fairground
Enjoy a ride on the Steam Gallopers, have a go on the shuggy boats and test your aim at the coconut shy!

1820s Pockerley
Explore Pockerley Old Hall, take a ride on the Waggonway and stroll through the Georgian Landscape.

Travel underground
Take a trip down our drift mine and experience the life of a miner.

1900s pit village
Experience life in The Pit Village, showing a colliery community at the time of peak coal production in the North.


Beamish Museum
County Durham

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